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Borders in Clarksville to host events for educators

 

Borders invites all educators to enjoy a week of savings.

TeachersBorders will be holding their Biannual Educator Appreciation Week from October 6th through 10th. During this time current and retired educators save 25% on purchases for personal or classroom use*.

They will also hosting a special reception for educators at our store on Saturday, October 9th 2010 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Greenwood Avenue water valve repair

 

Clarksville Gas & Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Weather permitting, Gas and Water construction crews will be working at several points along Greenwood Avenue beginning Tuesday, September 28th, at 8:00am to 4:00pm and resuming at 8:00pm through Wednesday morning at 7:30am and the same times on Thursday, September 30th.

Two separate crews with be replacing five 16-inch water valves at the intersections of Greenwood Avenue and Woodmont Boulevard, Lynes Street, Cross Lane, Edmondson Ferry Road and on Pumping Station Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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Redhawks wrap up Lady Govs home stand, Sunday

 

APSU Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team looks to carry its momentum from Friday’s win into a 2:00pm, Sunday Ohio Valley Conference match against Southeast Missouri. The game will be broadcast free on www.OVCSports.tv.

The Lady Govs ended a 15-game OVC winless streak with a 1-0 victory against Eastern Illinois, Friday night. Not only was it the first league win in almost two years, it also was the team’s first-ever win against the Panthers. Freshman Tatiana Ariza, the team’s offensive leader, scored the only goal when a powerful shot bounded off an EIU defender in the 29th minute.

Lady Govs Soccer. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

Lady Govs Soccer. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

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Peachers Mill Rd Speed Limit Inceased

 
Speed limits have been changed on portions of Peachers Mill Rd.

Speed limits have been changed on portions of Peachers Mill Rd.

With the widening of Peachers Mill Road completed, the city of Clarksville has increased the speed limits on various sections of the newly widened  road (See map below). The speed limit was increased to 40 MPH on the ends, and 45 MPH along middle section of Peachers Mill Rd.  When traveling to/from Tiny Town Rd, Peachers Mill Rd is now 40 MPH until Brook Hill Rd and then 45 MPH from Brook Hill Rd until you get to the West Fork Creek bridge. From here until you reach the 101st Airborne Parkway, the speed limit in reduced back to 40 MPH.

The speed limits from the 101st Airborne Parkway to New Providence Blvd remains 35 MPH. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) left the target range for the overnight lending rate unchanged at 0% to 0.25% and retained its conditional commitment to keep rates low for “an extended period.” The wording of the FOMC’s economic assessment was little changed. The committee repeated that “the pace of recovery is likely to be modest in the near term.” The big change in the statement was the admission that “measures of underlying inflation are currently at levels somewhat below those the Committee judges most consistent, over the longer run, with its mandate to promote maximum employment and price stability.

In other words, the Fed views the underlying trend in inflation as too low (for those of you who remember the inflation of the 1970s, this may seem extraordinary). Recall that the Fed’s definition of “price stability” does not mean 0% inflation – rather, as former Chairman Alan Greenspan put it, “price stability exists when inflation is not a consideration in household and business decisions.«Read the rest of this article»

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Combined forces clear Masamute Bala

 

Written by Task Force Bastogne Public Affiairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBastogneLaghman Province, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army soldiers, with support from the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Task Force Iron Gray, conducted an air assault operation on the town of Masamute Bala, located in the Alishang District of the Laghman Province late September 24th.

Reacting to reports of Taliban operations in the area, the combined force cleared the town and surrounding area. 

Initial reports indicate 31 insurgents were killed. There were no reports of coalition force or civilian casualties during the operation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs unable to maintain momentum at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – Missing its number two runner, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team struggled to a 23rd-place finish at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic hosted by Christian Brothers at Mike Rose Stadium.

The Lady Govs finished with 614 points to finish 23rd in the 32-team field and fifth out of the five Ohio Valley Conference teams in the field. Stephen F. Austin won the women’s event with 60 points.

Freshman Xiamar Richards led the Lady Govs, finishing 81st in the 256-woman field with a time 19:34.48. Freshman Kendra Kirksey was a close 86th with a time of 19:38.84.

Austin Peay women's cross country team finished 23rd at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday night. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay women's cross country team finished 23rd at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday night. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs fail to make progress at Brooks Memphis Twilight event

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team continued to have difficulty at the eight-kilometer distance, finishing 17th at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic hosted by Christian Brothers at Mike Rose Stadium.

Austin Peay scored 447 points to finish 17th in the 30-team field and third out of the four Ohio Valley Conference teams in the field. Eastern Kentucky won the event with 53 points. «Read the rest of this article»

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Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Issues Voluntary Recall of One Lot of ThermaCare HeatWraps Menstrual Product

 

Pfizer Inc.

New York, NY – Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, a business of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), announced today a voluntary recall of one lot of its ThermaCare HeatWraps Menstrual product distributed in the United States and Puerto Rico.

The company said it is taking this precautionary step after finding a potential for a leak of the components contained in the wrap, which could cause skin injury such as irritation or burn. The issue is limited to the recalled lot.  No other ThermaCare products are impacted.  Pfizer has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

ThermaCare HeatWraps

ThermaCare HeatWraps

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Govs fall in first FBS battle at Wisconsin

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMadison, WI – Austin Peay State University’s football team had few answers for nationally-ranked Wisconsin, falling 70-3 in non-conference action, Saturday afternoon, at Camp Randall Stadium.

Football Bowl Subdivision No. 10/11 Wisconsin (4-0) scored on all seven of its first-half possessions and accumulated 418 yards in the opening half, putting Austin Peay in a hole it could  not dig out of. The Badgers scored on each of their third-quarter drives before the Govs forced a punt on their first possession of the fourth-quarter.

Photo by Jeff Lageman (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Photo by Jeff Lageman (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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